A brown marmorated stink bug perches on a sorghum plant.

Sniffing out stink bugs

Detector dogs could be employed to track down the hitch-hiking intruders that could wipe out crops.

Food of the earth

Specialist in plant foraging Mel Wright demonstrated where to find edible plant material and how to use it in meals.

Marlborough iwi reconnect with foraging techniques of yesteryear.

Wet conditions cause highway crash

The woman was not hurt after losing control of her vehicle near Seddon.

Garden of the week:

Raspberries, hazelnuts, asparagus. This couple grow almost everything they need.

Costly search for toxins

Threat of soil contamination is a pricey practice, subdivision developers say.

Vandals accuse Shenfield

Marlborough District Councillor Laressa Shenfield upset by "defamatory" vandalism implying she was responsible for a leaked recording.

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Iwi tackle 'old' attitudes

Rangitane communications advisor Keelan Walker outside Rangitane House in Blenheim.

Potential candidates don't realise the economic opportunities iwi can bring, Rangitane says.

Flatmate admits role in burglary

They checked the house was empty before she helped him climb through a bathroom window.

Putting Picton on the map

Grandfather's plea to save rifles

Sport

MacKenzie decides to take a break

Sophie MacKenzie, nominated alongside Rotorua’s Julia Edward in the Halberg Award’s Team of the Year Category for 2015 ...

 Dual world champion lightweight double sculler Sophie MacKenzie has decided to take a year away from rowing.

Zohrab leads the way for Nelson seniors

Nelson's No 3 David Zohrab and Marlborough's No 8 Mark Le Compte were the only senior golfers to record a perfect ...

Nelson triumphed in the senior grade but shared the overall glory with Marlborough at the Triangular Golf Tournament at Rarangi in Blenheim on the weekend.

Youth given chance to impress

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Tasman United coach Richard Anderson is leaving it up to the youth players to prove they deserve first team opportunities more than someone from out of town.

Gymnasts head for deep south

Marlborough gymnasts who will travel to Invercargill for the national champs. From left, back row, Abby Webb, Judith ...

 Seven Marlborough gymnasts will strut their stuff when the nationals championships take place at Stadium Southland in Invercargill from Wednesday until Sunday.

Peipi gets volleyball nod

Marlborough volleyballer Jordan Peipi has had a very successful season.

Jordan Peipi is the volleyball nominee for the 2016 Marlborough Sports awards.

Opinion

Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about marijuana, the leak at the Marlborough District Council, nature's calendar, native broom, cuts to funding for social agencies and transparency.

OPINION: Healthy response to the ballot, please

A Taranaki District Health Board meeting.

OPINION: We tend to think of DHBs as playing third fiddle in a two-piece orchestra.

Freshwater fishing jewel

The Wairau River Reserve area is the jewel in Marlborough freshwater fishing crown.

OPINION: Let us hope Marlborough's rivers will give enjoyment to many more generations, writes Barrie Clark.

MP's report

Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith, right, with Duncannon operations manager Robert Slatter at the worker accommodation facility.

COLUMN: I recently had the privilege of visiting Duncannon seasonal worker accommodation to see their operations first-hand and I have to say, I was very impressed.

Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about action on climate change, voting wisely, and abatement notices.

Business

Shares tempt 'mum and dad' investors

NZ King Salmon produces the premium Ora King brand for export

While interest in NZ King Salmon shares from companies has been oversubscribed.

The lowdown: Kaikoura Cheese

Tenara ash-coated goat cheese.

Just what makes this award-winning cheese so darn good?

Power trust delays customer payout

Marlborough Lines pylons in the Awatere Valley.

Electricity users to wait longer for their share of Yealands deal profits, but dividend is triple last year's.

Costly search for soil toxins

Property developer Greg Smith with some of the soil at a proposed new subdivision on Old Renwick Rd in Blenheim.

Threat of soil contamination is a pricey practice, subdivision developers say.

Sniffing out stink bugs

A brown marmorated stink bug perches on a sorghum plant.

Detector dogs could be employed to track down the hitch-hiking intruders that could wipe out crops.

Your Marlborough

Marlborough's best kept secret

Relaxed country atmosphere

You've probably driven past the Grovetown Hotel countless times without giving it a second thought.

World River Day clean-up

The Opawa is the continuation of the Taylor River and joins the Wairau River just before it empties into Cloudy Bay.

It's time to muck in with a river clean-up outside Blenheim.

What's on

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Riding in harmony

Tracey Johnson has been named National Judge of the Year 2016 at the Dressage NZ Conference.

Dressage judge of the year says you don't need an expensive horse, just the will to learn.

Second-Hand Sunday is back

Marcelo Tamanini will donate a park bench, fishing rods and hiking boots to Second-Hand Sunday.

"This is something new for me, in Brazil we don't even have garage sales."

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